Our new #PURE paper just out in BMJ: 1) Virtually nobody meets the simultaneous target of low sodium (<2 g/d) with high potassium (>3.5 g/d); 2) Combined MODERATE sodium (3-5 g/d) with HIGH potassium intake is assoc w the LOWEST risk of mortality & CVD. https://t.co/WcfklDEunq
— Andrew Mente, PhD (@andrewmente) March 16, 2019
Conmpelling Case For Medical Conservatism:
"BMJ reviewed 3000 treatments & found that 1/2 were of unknown effectiveness & only 11% were clearly beneficial."
— Allen Frances (@AllenFrancesMD) March 14, 2019
This is the first time I have heard of coronary artery calcium (CAC) scans. It is being proposed that the CAC scan test results are very significant and predictive.
Phenomenal reporting from @alisonannyoung and @USATODAY. "[The] U.S. continues to watch other countries improve as it falls behind. Today, this is the most dangerous place in the developed world to give birth."https://t.co/FqqMI4wDFb pic.twitter.com/R6T8q9C1Sf
— Kaitlyn Patierno (@khpatierno) July 27, 2018